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, she tells the panel. the story in today's "wall street journal," sebelius apologizes for the health site's woes. top health care official prefers employee or plan. i want to start by reading a bit wrapupe "politico" yesterday, what they called a split screen day, that story by jonathan allen and kerry buddha brown. the story notes that sebelius apologized to the american public but her bosses not .ooking back host: we are taking your thoughts and comments on entsleen sebelius' comm yesterday to the house energy and commerce committee. julieg us to do that is rovner of npr. julie, thank you for coming on. guest: good morning. host: i want to start by the two pictures up "politico" was pointing out was being merged. what was the president trying to do? guest: the president was trying to take a little heat off of secretary sebelius. the committee tried to have her up earlier, and she had deferred saying that she had a calendar conflict, try to keep her away from the hearing. when the pressure got too hot, she agreed to go up and testified before the committee, although she really kept
and human services secretary kathleen sebelius prepares for a capitol hill grilling on the website's rocky rollout. cnn has new information this morning about red flags raised well before the obama care site went live. cnn's brianna keilar is following all of this for us. what do we know? >> reporter: we've obtain a confidential report is serious warnings. i will tell you an obama administration spokesperson says this was not a dire warning but a list of things to do. when you look at it, chris, much of it reads like it was written in the weeks after the site launched, not before. almost a full month before healthcare.gov went live cgi, the main can thor working on the site highlighted glaring problems, a confidential report obtained by cnn raised red flags like we don't have access to monitoring tools, not enough time in schedule to conduct adequate performance testing and hub services are iter it mittently unavailable, meaning the site stops working at times. plainly stated warnings and yet they weren't passed on to president obama. he didn't know there were problems until after the site
>> kathleen sebelius on the hot seat, testifying this morning at a congressional hearing. >> there has not been a mass casualty here in the u.s. since 2001. that's not by luck. >> the head of the n.s.a. defiantly defending the spy agency. the general says gathering intelligence around the world is critical and helps to keep america safe from terrorists. >> the war raging in syria claiming some surprising new victims. children are being diagnosed with polio because they don't have access to adequate health care. >> it is reported that at 8:58 p.m., a huge object believing to be a meteor right fell on a farm. >> 75 years ago, martians innovated the planet or people listening to the radio thought they did. a look back at the war of the world broadcast that caused widespread panic across the country. >> good morning. welcome to aljazeera america. i'm stephanie sy. >> good to have you with us on this wednesday. two hours from now, the health and human services secretary will testify. >> many are saying she should be fired. >> kathleen see bellous will be asked to explain the f
>>> health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius had a bad day on capitol hill, telling president obama kept his health care promise, that obama care is working while apologizing for the fact that it doesn't. i'm lou dobbs. >>> good evening, everybody. hhs secretary kathleen sebelius today testified before the house energy and commerce committee. on the disastrous obama carrollout. sebelius took responsibility for the website failure while making the outrageous claim that the website has actually never crashed. >> we were anxious to get the website up and running and functional, which we clearly have failed to do to date, although i would suggest the website has never crashed, it is functional but at a very slow speed and very low reliability and has continued to function. >> and at the very moment that sebelius made that statement, the healthcare.gov system was down. and it stayed down for the duration of the hearing. sebelius did offer an apology, and she told the committee to hold her accountable for the obama care failure. while insisting that the president did not l
to handle six users at a time. >> secretary sebelius and her comments, she is already the laughing stock of america. >> i have a number of friendly tips to help you deal with those technical problems. for example, have you tried restarting your computer? >> why didn't she know that the president's signature legislation was, in fact, in trouble? >> the incompetence in building this web site is staggering. >> we don't need the government running our healthcare. >> he has lost considerable credibility. >> be sure to like us on facebook oh, look at that we are already up to three likes and i like that enthusiasm. >> a big new glitch knocks out the obama care web site halting online enrollment for all 50 states. this computer crash comes just a couple of days after h.h.s. secretary kathleen sebelius ensured reporters that the online experience can s. getting better. >> this is not about a web site, it's about making sure that millions of americans have access to affordable health insurance. >> the president said i could keep my doctor and keep my health insurance. apparently that's not true.
kathleen sebelius about to take the mic. in her prepared remarks she's says "the initial consumer experience of healthcare.gov have not lived up to the expectations. american people and are not acceptable. we are committed to fixing these problems as soon as possible. s&p up 13 of the past 15 sessions. we do have a fed decision this afternoon. even initial reviews of the apple ipad air. as we monitor the hearing this morning in washington, let's get to jim. first, broad markets, we've not had a run look we've had this month in a long time. whether you're larry fink or others, people asking serious questions about when in ends and how it ends. >> you keep thinking it should end and then general motors comes out with a quarter that says, hey, listen, we're back, too. you keep thinking it will end and then i sit back and listen to some of these conference calls and various industries. buffalo wild wings. you can say they're small potatoes but they're blowing the number away. gilead last night, a remarkable quarter. i keep getting stunned by the facts, even though the thesis should be
as anyone. >> kathleen sebelius is taking the fall for the flawed website. >> i'm kai jackson. >> i'm mary bubala. here's what people are talking about remember. >> congress targets health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius. they'd like to know when she found out healthcare.gov had major problems and who she told. derek valcourt has more, but we begin with danielle nottingham who begins with the questioning on cap doll hill. >> reporter: health and human services secretary, kathleen sebelius says computer services workers are working 24/7, to get healthcare.gov working properly. >> you deserve better. i apologize. >> reporter: sebelius blamed the slowness on the site on problems with the server, but said she was ultimately responsible. >> i am as frustrated and angry as anyone. >> reporter: republicans grilled president obama's top health officials, also demanding to know why millions have been kicked off their current health plan, after the president gave assurances that would not happen. >> some bureaucrat in washington said we think your plan is not good enough, even though
, -- kathleen sebelius and he hotseat over healthcare.gov. live coverage on c-span3 at 9:00 a.m. be toutingbama will the affordable care act in boston at the same place that mitt romney signed into law his health care initiative. that coverage also on c-span. sticking with the president today -- peter baker in the new writes about the accountability on the nsa spying issue. here's peter baker's headline. post, bye washington scott wilson, controversies show how obama's inattention to detail may hurt his presidential legacy. we want to get your thoughts on this. republicans, (202) 585-3881. democrats, (202) 585-3880. independents, (202) 585-3882. tweet, @cspanwj. you can also post your comments on facebook or e-mail us. on both fronts on the nsa and the health care law, president obama's! down to this -- i did not know. no president can be aware of everything going on in a sprawling government that he theoretically manage. -- theoretically manages. this constant questions about how much in charge he really is. days, the president's health and human services secretary said that the -- that despi
healthcare act -- president's healthcare act. the tough questions that kathleen sebelius is facing. >>> santa rosa grieves the death of a 13-year-old shot and killed while holding a replica gun >>> good morning. live pictures from union city where fire crews are on the scene of a warehouse fire. this started about two hours ago. it's pretty well contained. there were some scary moments for people inside the at -- the area. >>> steve, i couldn't wait to turn the heater on. >> yes, it's cold. it will be sunny. mostly clear skies. a lot of 30s popping up. sunshine and a little bit warmer. not a lot. 36 book ends, santa rosa and napa, a lot of 40s or low 40s for many. including san jose which has gone to 44. redwood city, 42. there's 30s up in the santa cruz mountains. san francisco, a couple of up floor 40s. go for a high of 61. clear in reno. 389 eureka. even some cool readings on the north coast. this system will fall apart. cold, sunny. patchy fog in the north bay that will burn off and cool to mild on the highs. if you are in the sun, it's not bad. if you are in the shade, it's cooler. 50s,
kathleen sebelius about the botched rollout at the federal insurance exchange. lawmakers want to know how such crippling technical problems went unnoticed before the website launch on october -- october the 1st. yesterday's blackout is being blamed on an outside contractor, tara mark, subsidiary of verizon. they said it had a network failure that impacted a number of clients including healthcare.gov. they committed to fixing the problem as soon as possible, end quote there. louisiana governor bobby jindal on "fox news sunday" said we don't need washington running health care and warns problems with the website are only the begining. >> i think they will eventually fix the website. let's remember this is the easy part. the real critical issue is when it comes time to schedule your grandmother's cancer surgery. this is symptom of a bigger problem. is this most incompetent or liberal administration in recent history. this issue and policy, to quote hillary clinton, what difference does it make? jenna: strong words from the governor there. california congressman javier becerra, wants to know
tak-- sebelius talks. >> we want her to talk to us before she leaves office. >> we are talking about kathleen sebelius, she was last night the laughing stock of america. sho she is lost credibility. >> did president obama know his own five were bugging world leaders including angela merkel? a new report says no. they say the nsa ended the program after a white house review. a german source sites an nsa source that claims the president did know everything as far back as 2010 and gave the go ahead to boost surveillance. they reacted with this statement general alexander did not discuss with owe bambina -- ob? 2010 nor has he ever discussed operations involving chancellor mirac merkel. >> the island for immigrants will once again see visitors again. ellis island was closed for almost a year because of super storm sandy. more than 1 million photographs remain in storage while buildings are being fixed and upgraded. >> super storm sandy does not play favorites destroying everything from new york city to small towns on the coast. after it was all said and done sandy left 24 states impacte
hear if anything that was new from kathleen sebelius today in her testimony, anything? >> well, know, it was a full throat defense of the affordable care act, i think, and she did a necessary job to go out and try to confront the critics and explain what was happening. two things was somewhat curious. she said the website never crashed, in fact, it had, it crashed this morning. the second one was she was apologizing which she certainly needed to do. the president did an inadequate job of that as well. then she shifted the blame to the contractors and when you're apologizing, you're apologizing for something you're responsible for and then she shifted it to the contractors. i thought of harry truman's line was that the buck stops here and she said the buck stops there. >> for people who are getting cancellation notices. how would you describe the individual market before--before the affordable care act because we heard the president describe it. >> sure, some the aspects he described are accurate. you have 14 million people who are on the individual market, they don't get their covera
. >> you deserve better. i apologize. >> what kathleen sebelius is saying about the troubled site. >> hi. i'm kai jackson. >> i'm mary but bhalla -- bubala. here's what people are talking about. >> tough questions for the woman in charge of rolling out the obama care website. they want to know why there are still major glitches with the system. danielle nottingham reports from capitol hill. >> reporter: health and human services secretary, kathleen sebelius says computer service workers are working 24/7, to get healthcare.gov working better. >> you deserve better. i apologize. >> reporter: sebelius blamed the problems with a verizon server. but said she is as responsible. >> i am as frustrated as anyone. >> reporter: top officials also demanding to know why millions are kicked off their current health man, after the president gave assurances that would not happen. >> some bur cats in washington- - bureaucrats in washington say, even though you're promised to keep it, you're now not able to keep that plan. >> reporter: cbs obtained this internal government memo from october 27th. it discusse
services secretary kathleen sebelius will testify about the problems with the website. renee elmers of north carolina is one of the committee members who will committee is sebelius. >> why did she repeatedly tell us by that october 1st, that website would be ready to go, that every american would be able to come on? i also want to understand, who did what when. who was calling the shots? i'd also like to know from kathleen sebelius, how am i going to respond? i'm getting thousands of requests from reaching out to my office, telling me that their health care premiums are going up and their health care plan they have is being canceled. >> nbc's white house correspondent peter alexander joins us. based on what that one member of congress wants to ask, you have a laundry list. it's going to be a hot one on k will be speaking and president obama simultaneously to massachusetts, they implemented something to obama care in 2007-2008. white house advisers say we're okay here. we expect most signups to happen in later months. if you take the example of massachusetts, only 123 people signed u
before the house oversight committee, and on wednesday kathleen sebelius testifies before the house energy and commerce committee. and republicans say the web site failures are just more evidence obamacare is unsustainable. >> this is an incompetent rollout, symptomatic of a liberal ideology that believes government should be running our health care. i think this is just the tip of the iceberg. eventually, they'll fix the internet problems. >> reporter: democrats have also criticized it, hoe they say the government -- though they say the government will eventually fix the problems. administration officials say the site should be working for most by the end of next month. back to you. dagen: rich, thank you so much for that, rich edson in washington, of course, we will be watching that, and here with more is tevi choi, good the see you as always. what's the point of having these hearings? what's going to come out of them that amounts to anything in terms of getting this thing up and runningsome. >> well, that's a good question. you always wonder if there's any benefit to be had to th
to the contractors last week and we have kathleen sebelius in the hot seat this week. what are the first questions that you want to ask of the secretary? >> well, what i'd like to know from the secretary is, number one, why did she repeatedly over time tell us that by october 1st, that website was going to be ready to go, that every american would be able to come on. i also want to understand who did what when. who was calling the shots? why was this process interrupted? you know, things like the shop and browse portion were turned off. there are so many questions. but now i'd also like to know from kathleen sebelius how am i going to respond. i am getting thousands of requests from -- reaching out to my office telling me that their health care premiums are going up and that their health care plan that they have is being cancelled. how do i respond to that. those are the questions i'd like to know. >> have you asked anyone in north carolina why the state didn't start its own exchange, knowing that there was going to be a 3.5% increase on all those people in your home state of north carolina that w
the president. >> on location. >> health care reform. only reason we're here. also kathleen sebelius gave testimony yesterday. it was interesting. >> it was. the problems with the health care roll out along with trouble surrounding the irs, syria and nsa have left president obama with an approval rating of an all time low. a new nbc news "wall street journal" poll finds 42% approve of the job he's doing as president. that's down ten points from when he started his second term. right now 51% disapprove. for the first time in the survey the president's positive/negative rating is upside down, 45% to 41%. public pinto the gop has sunk to a new low. 22% see the party in a positive light. democrats fared 15 points better. those in the poll say they will vote independent in the 2014 elections compared to thele 28% who say they will vote republican. nicole. >> nicole, let's digest things here. president's ratings at an all time low. the republican party's approval ratings at an all time low in the nbc news "wall street journal" poll. i don't see things getting better for either side coming out o
for health and how many services secretary kathleen sebelius to be fired. >> she shouldn't be there. >> he is demanding numbers on enrollment numbers throughing a subpoena. in a statement, he said: >> secretary sebelius maintains the facts and physician aren't reliable because the site hasn't been functioning properly and that is no why she has not provided the information. she insists the numbers will be released by mid november. the administration set a goal to enroll 7 million people by march 1. >> keep in mind, 250 people in the first two days doesn't add up. >> the math definitely doesn't add up. when we did the math, they need to be doing 40,000 h 40,000 enrs to hit the mark, still, sebelius is saying the site is up and running, and they are accepting applications, although slowly. >> that's a big gap. >> indeed. brightest minds from top technology companies are being brought in to help fix the site. the obama administration is recruiting to help fix the exchange. they are arriving just in time here. the announcement came thursday after the site had been down for a day and a half. >>
health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius will testify. on sunday, healthcare.gov was knocked offline. service has been restored. >>> also on capitol hill, the directors of the national intelligence agency and the nsa will appear in front of lawmakers as outrage over spying accusations continues to grow. the nsa reportedly tapped into the phones of about 35 world leaders, including german chancellor merkel. sources differ on when the white house learned of the phone taps of foreign leaders. >>> chris brown now a free man after that weekend brawl we told you about yesterday that led to his arrest. >> a judge reduced the charges against the 24-year-old singer. we'll tell you why he could still face a lot of legal trouble. [ laughter ] smoke? nah, i'm good. [ male announcer ] celebrate every win with nicoderm cq, the unique patch with time release smartcontrol technology that helps prevent the urge to smoke all day long. help prevent your cravings with nicoderm cq. why would i take one pepcid® when i could take tums® throughout the day when my heartburn comes back? 'cause you o
people call for hhs secretary kathleen sebelius to step down over this, but i say it's way over time to hold president obama accountable. the buck stops there. he ought to show some back bone and not just blame his underlings. and there's talk about the fed using the inflation rate. we have alan greenspan to talk about that policy and talk about the current state of the economy. our other special guest will be former florida governor jeb bush. i'm going to ask him about the civil war in the republican party and how to solve it. all that and more on a special edition of "the kudlow report." we are live from washington, d.c. tonight and we begin right now. >>> good evening, everyone. i'm larry kudlow. this is "the kudlow report." we are live, 7:00 p.m. eastern, 4:00 p.m. pacific time. we are in washington, d.c. top stories, continuing failure that is obama care tops the news tonight. we begin with a breaking story from our colleagues at nbc news. four stories deeply involved in the crafting of the affordable care act tell nbc news that most of the 14 million americans that have their o
. >> mea culpa kathleen sebelius, political reporting may continue to ride the wave of health care cancellation notices. >> it's embarrassing, i think, for them to have to come up to explain this and defend what was a major disaster, but i think as the president said, this isn't just a website. it's much more, and i think the things that are going to be harder for them to defend are the canceled policies and the insurance premium increases and all of the thingses hitting middle-class americans now. >> a new nbc/wall street journal poll showing the issues have put a curse on the left, right, center and the majority of the americans saying the health care law is a bad idea and we need to fix it or nix it. the president's approval rating has hit an all-time low. 62% not approving. and they want to send lawmakers packing. >> it's always to the republican in congress' benefit when they don't have anything legislatively to do, and at the moment, all they have to do is beat up on the president and that's working, i think, all politicians should use this moment as a time to talk about what
. mr. president, the president should ask the secretary of health and human services kathleen sebelius to resign her position because of the disastrous rollout of obamacare. taxpayers have spent $400 million to create exchanges, but after three and one half years still don't work. as a result, the white house had to announce last night that the key enforcement mechanism to their individual mandate, a $95 fine that increases every year, will be waived until the end of march of next year. that's fine for those currently without insurance. but for the millions being forced into the exchanges and losing their current insurance, there's no relief. just higher prices. a likely lapse in insurance coverage. a broken web site. and broken promises. we already know of 1.5 million americans are losing their policies because starting january 1, many insurance policies that they now have will not be legal under obamacare and because the exchange will not be working, they won't be able to choose another policy. this chart gives an example of what's going on. just in three states: california, florida
experienced a failure yesterday. officials including kathleen sebelius can expect tough questions when they testify this week. jeff pegues reports. >> reporter: with the white house working on website repairs members of both parties are now talking about delays and implementing parts of the affordable care act. democrat jeanne shaheen supporting the law is leading to march 31st deadline slide. >> the rollout has been a disaster. what i'm suggesting is we expend the time in which people can enroll. >> reporter: sheheen and nine other democrats say extending the enrollment period would give consumers valuable time to choose a plan similar to them. the republicans have similar ideas. louisiana governor bobby jindal. >> i think you're going to see democrats and republicans both responding to the failure of this policy. >> reporter: as the first family headed for sunday services, the president declined to comment, but his administration is moving ahead. senior white house officials believe if they can get the website to work by the end of december, calls of delays will wind down. jeff pegue
't >> connectivity issue is a problem. on saturday kathleen sebelius was bragging how well the program was working and how it can perform quick calculations. none of those calculations were working yesterday during the shutdown. blaming parties going on because they were blaming the contractor, a part of verizon, for this issue. but all the information hubs, that hub holds your social -- nothing important -- your financial information. that is now being looked at as being exposed potentially. >> you're talking about exposure. the big question is, kathleen sebelius is going to have to answer she thought a set of questions. now she is going to have to answer hub questions. then she will have to answer security questions this week. the high-ranking guy with the f.b.i., representative mike rogers, now in charge of security in the house says i've got a problem with the security on healthcare.gov. >> it was very clear to me in the hearing that they do not have an overarching solid cyber security plan to prevent the loss of private information. i am even more concerned today than i was even last week. i
. >> in washington, d.c. kathleen sebelius promises the we website will be fixed by the end of november. >> social security payments will increase next year. it will go up by one and a half percent because inflation has been low. it's been the smallest increase since the 1970s. the average monthly payment will rise by $19. >> the nation's largest landfill is closing. 13,000 tongs o13,000 o13,000 tod every day. people that live nearby say it's a loud and messy landfill. the landfill's operatings lngs s license has expired and will not be renewed. the trash will be sent 200 miles away near the california-arizona border. i'm joi john siegenthaler i wile you back here at:0 8:00 p.m. eastern and 11:00 pacific time. >> an al jazeera america exclusive. corruptions has reached is the higheshighest level of politics. how wide spread is this conduct? we'll run it down across america. an important follow up on a story we brought you recently. interpreters who risked their lives being kept in harm's way by political red tape. >> and the hemingway curse. one of america's moist america's families has been rocke
deserve better, i apologize. >> health and human services secretary, kathleen sebelius says the health care website will be fixed by november. but even as she spoke, the website went down again. >>> minimum age of 21 to 18, the measure is electronic vapor cigarettes. new york's mayor bloomberg is expected to sign the measure, the minimum ache is 18. >>> stashz quarterly profits surged more than 30%, thanks to an up suspected visits to cafes, there were more than 680 store openings over the past year. those are the headlines. consider this is on al jazeera america. can you always find us online at aljazeera.com. >> an al jazeera america exclusive. corruptions has reached is the higheshighest level of politics. how wide spread is this conduct? we'll run it down across america. an important follow up on a story we brought you recently. interpreters who risked their lives being kept in harm's way by political red tape. >> and the hemingway curse. one of america's moist america's families has been rocked by suicides. mariel hemingway will join us. >> we begin with corruption in california.
secretary kathleen sebelius is being grild, the website is working. sebelius took full responsibility for the problems and says she expects all of the glitches to be worked out by november. >>> it is a stormy halloween from texas to the southwest. and even into the midwest, flash floods force dozens of people to be rescued near austin. vinita nair reports for wjz. >>> rescue crews used helicopters and boats to rescue dozens of people stranded in cars and stuck in trees after flash floods hit central texas. over half a foot of rain fell in austin overnight. flood victims forced out of their homes, carried their belongings and pets to safety. there are no reports of injuries. but one resident said she has never seen flooding this bad. >> it has never gotten into the house. >> reporter: texas isn't the only area getting hit with extreme weather. storm warnings are in effect from houston to chicago. >> the potential for severe weather today, including strong winds, large hail, and possible isolated tornadoes. >> reporter: power was knocked out in parts of texas. and utility companies and
today. the latest battle started on our air with health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius facing a barrage of questions. republicans on the house energy and commerce committee covering topics from their problem-plagued website to other range of topics. secretary sebelius apologizing and taking responsibility for the failures. >> i am as frustrated and angry as anyone with the flawed launch of healthcare.gov. so let me say directly to these americans, you deserve better. i apologize. i'm accountable to you for fixing these problems. and i'm committed to earning your confidence back by fixing the site. we were anxious to get the website up and running and functional and we clearly failed to do to date although i would suggest the website has never crashed. it is functional but at a very slow speed and very low reliability and has continued to function. i was informed that we were ready to launch on october 1st. the contractors who we had as our private partners told us and told this committee that they had never suggested a delay, and that is accurate. our cms team felt we w
are calling for health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius to resign. >> there should be a suspension of the law to allow people to review this process. i'm pleased that so many democrats are joining me now in saying, yes, indeed. >> we are looking for quick answers so that we can, on behalf of the american people, straighten out as much as can be straightened out that is above the water which is the website. >> secretary sebelius is set to finally face the music about the botched website rollout before a house committee. that's going to happen on wednesday. >>> in other news, oklahoma authorities are looking for four men who escaped from jail yesterday. officials didn't even realize they had escaped until someone reported four men outside of the jail in orange jumpsuits. now, a head count later confirmed that the men, were, in fact, missing. the escapees apparently opened a trap door above the shower and then crawled out. three had been sentenced on drug charges, the fourth was awaiting trial on a gun charge. >>> a funeral mass is scheduled today for the boston area s
her boss, health and human services, cabinet secretary kathleen sebelius will testify to another house panel dominated by republicans. >> mike viqueira, thank you. several reports say as many as two million americans won't be able to renew their current plan next year. >> that's not what the president has been saying. as david shuster reports, these reports are becoming a practical and political headache for the white house. >> president obama has repeated said that anybody who likes the their existing healthcare coverage can keep it. but the reality is that insurance companies are required to make adjustments to comply with the new healthcare law. and that means hundreds of thousands of consumers in state after staff are being forced to cancel plans unless they had them prior to march, 2010, when the new law was passed. starting next year under the affordable care act, insurance companies must immediateh meet certain basic standards called e searchcial health benefits. there are 10 that must be covered, including doctors' visits, emergency care, hospitalization, maternity care, mental
. kathleen sebelius, the person in charge of the botched health care rollout, is testifying on capitol hill today. she's expected to blame the contractors who built the problem-plagued website. yesterday, for the first time, the obama administration issued a direct apology for healthcare.gov. >> i want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should. >> she was also grilled about a wave of cancellation notices hitting small businesses and individuals who buy their own insurance. she said people who get those notices will be able to find better replacement plans on the web site and, in some cases, for cheaper. >>> on the other side of the capitol, another high-profile hearing. the senate judiciary committee heard testimony on the state's controversial stand your ground laws. sabrina fulton, trayvon martin's mother, told the panel the laws don't work and their purpose should be clarified. she said florida's stand your ground law emboldened george zimmerman to kill her son, when was not committing any crimes. >>> in northern california more than 1,000 people marched to
is mounting against health and human services secretary kathlene sebelius as yet another setback hits the obama care website. its data center crashed sunday, stopping enrollment in all 50 states, cnn's athena jones is following the development in the white house this morning. have they figured out what went wrong here? >> good morning, kate, it's a website crash. i can tell you the man that the president put in charge of fixing health care, says it will be running smoothly by the end of november. fought befo not before another major meltdown because of this crash. absolutely no one was able to sign up for health care. another major stumble for the problem riddled website healthcare.gov. >> it's better today than it was on october 1st, but it's a long way from perfect. >> visitors to the site late sunday couldn't apply for health care coverage a. vendor for verizon, the website data services hub quote experienced a failure in a networking component that component connects healthcare.gov to determine eligible. the company says they're working to fix the problem. >> what you are seeing h
continuous fire. kathleen sebelius will go to capitol hill and face a grilling. and more calls over the weekend for her to go. >> reporter: she'll get hammered. take a look at this. over the weekend, healthcare.gov underwent a facelift. actually, an unfacelift, you might say. that smiling face of healthcare.gov. that woman is now gone. we never knew her name. the most famous anonymous woman in america. no longer there. >> not since siri. okay, jon, thank you very much. >> okay, george. >>> now to the growing manhunt for the four escaped inmates on the run after their daring jailbreak. the men following the plumbing pipes of a brand-new jail to freedom. ryan owens is in oklahoma this morning with the latest on all that. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning, robin. here it is. the very door those four waltzed right out of early sunday morning undetected. the story of how they got to the door from the inside is something you have to hear. even the sheriff hunting the four admits they're crafty convicted who cooked up quite an escape. >> they were in jail. they had all the time
have to be forced into something else? >> now, health secretary kathleen sebelius is expected to testify on capitol hill this week, about the problems plaguing the online healthcare site. >>> a dry fall evening. beautiful look outside. any chance that things will warm up later this week? for all the trick or treaters? wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. meteorologist chelsea ingram is live with the mobile weather lab. but first, bob is updating today's conditions. >> we have really nice weather headed our way, believe it or not. we're looking at 65 degrees. sunny skies for the most part. 63 in ocean city at elkton. and also, cumberland, and oakland at 54. dew points low. very, very dry air. we're 5 degrees warmer now than we were yesterday at this time. everybody, several degrees warmer than we were yesterday. but there's a slight cooling headed our way for tomorrow. this morning, it was chilly again. third day, we had frost across the region. 33 at the airport. 33 in elk con. -- elkton. and 30 in cumberland. what do we have coming our way tomorrow? meteorologist
for the resignation of health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius. she'll take the hot seat on capitol hill tomorrow, answering yet more questions about the troubled healthcare rollout. >> reporter: derek, thank you. >>> you can get unbiased information about healthcare options and enrollment systems by calling healthcare access call center, alt 1-877-223, 5381. >>> news. delegate don dwyer was injured in a car accident this morning. according to his attorney, a driver ran a red light at magathy bridge and hit dwyer's cadillac. he was injured, sought medical treatment. but the extent of his injuries we do not know yet. just last week, dwyer was sentenced to six 60 days in jail, for driving and both under the influence. >>> new details about what happened the moments before a murder-suicide in anne arundel county. >> reporter: denise, officer christopher robinson, did not use his service weapon, when he shot his ex-girlfriend and a city firefighter. robinson's family said he was trying very hard to move on from his relationship with marie hartman. he even went out on dates friday and saturda
kathleen sebelius, while the president plans to defend it in boston. >>> a group of sheriff's deputies in frederick is bringing about change in the state. >> the state has formed a new commission to form interactions with people with disability. ethan saylor died during a confrontation. they were trying to remove him from a movie theater, despite protest from the aide who was with him. it includes public safety officials, prosecutors, agencies and advocates for those with disability. >> a grand jury declined to indict the sheriff's deputies in ethan saylor's death. >>> a baltimore firefighter and his girlfriend did not use his service weapon. police say 37-year-old christopher robinson killed andrew hoffman and marie hartman, in hoffman's house, before taking his own life. family members say he was unable to get over a breakup. >>> president obama's twitter account was hacked. although the account it was was not compromised. a group claimed responsibility saying, quote, obama doesn't have any ethical issues with spying on the world account so we took it upon ourselves to return the fav
kathleen sebelius, about the embattled healthcare rollout. we're live, wjz eyewitness news. >> derek, thank you. you can get unbiased information about health plan options and enrollment assistance, by calling healthcare access call center. >>> in montgomery county police are investigating two bank robberies in rockville. police say both robberies occurred in morning but they're not believed to be related. the first took place at a sun trust bank, where a man with a handgun demanded money. the second happened at a wells fargo branch. police say two suspects entered the bank. one fired shots. the two men left the bank empty handed. no one was injured. >>> an honor student at morgan state university files a complaint after he says he was kept out of a national fraternity because he's gay. he said he has text messages between current members to prove his allegations. wjz is live at morgan state in northeast baltimore. rochelle ritchie is there and has more on the latest. >> reporter: the student said he felt the complaint with morgan state university, after he received evidence of racial and g
: "saturday night live" mocking kathleen sebelius. >> consider using our low res website, with simpler fonts and graphics. >> reporter: responsible for overseeing the website's implementation, and the pressure isn't letting up. >> she's already as of "saturday night live," last night the laughing stock of america so she's lost considerable credibility. >> reporter: new hampshire senator jeanne shaheen urged an extension of the enrollment deadline. >> so we can make sure we get as many people who want health insurance able to enroll and be able to be covered. >> reporter: the administration says that mandate won't change. >> we're way still early in the process. >> reporter: the president promising -- >> we've got people working overtime, 24/7, to boost capacity and address these problems every single day. >> reporter: now verizon says they're working to fix this problem but we've got no word from verizon or hhs on just when it will be fixed. poppy? >> and you know, athena, if people go to the website they notice the image of this woman became known by some as the obama care girl, it's not th
and the type. >> website reboot. secretary of hhs kathleen sebelius faces questions on capitol hill wednesday after healthcare.gov went down over the weekend adding fuel to the criticism and more fodder for snl. >> i have a number of friendly tips to help you deal with those problems. for example, have you tried restarting your computer. sometimes it helps to turn the computer off and turn it back on. we don't know why. it just does. >> poetic license, the literally legend maya angelou joins us this hour. children's love for books. >> good day, i'm andrea mitchell in washington. edward snowden's leaks keep coming faster than the white house can even respond. over the weekend the nsa claimed president obama had no idea angela merkel's personal cell phone was tapped back since 2002. so how credible is that denial? joining me now is chuck todd nbc's white house correspondent, political director and host of "the daily rundown." "new york times" white house correspondent mark landler who had a fascinating interview with national security adviser susan rice. that was in the sunday times. mark, firs
sebelius finally takes her turn in the hot seat, grilled for hours about the obama care website. >> you deserve better. i apologize. i'm accountable for you for fixing these problems. >> and the national security agency pushing back against allegations that it penetrated google and yahoo! data centers
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